crime

Thieves kick in doors, target Granite Bay homes

Granite Bay has seen a recent increase in burglaries where thieves are kicking in the doors of homes before ransacking them. According to Lt. Mark Reed, of the Placer County Sher ...

Resident’s tip helps police nab catalytic converter thieves

Roseville police arrested four men early Thursday morning in connection with a string of catalytic converter thefts. Police said an alert resident notified police around 3:45 a ...

Crime log: Stolen cars, residential burglaries, gun shots

Information gathered from local police reports Nov. 8 A bounce house and other equipment was stolen from church in the 1500 block of Eureka Road. Nov. 9 Sometime overnight, a Hond ...

Three local men charged with conspiracy and fraud

Two Granite Bay men and a Roseville man were charged Thursday with conspiracy and fraud involving aircraft parts in interstate commerce, and mail fraud. Jerry Edward Kuwata, 60, a ...

Roseville man sentenced to five years for Ponzi scheme

A Roseville man was sentenced Thursday to five years and 10 months in prison after pleading guilty to a $2.9 million real estate fraud scheme. According to court documents from J ...

Stolen property found on Craigslist, arrest made

Roseville Police officers arrested a Sacramento man Tuesday after he reportedly posted a stolen water heater on Craigslist. Roseville police say Michael Annis, 37, burglarized a Ro ...

Traffic tickets down more than 84 percent in Roseville

During the first seven months of this year, the Roseville Police Department issued 1,578 traffic tickets for moving violations. While that number may not seem significant at firs ...

Police nab fourth suspect in pot robbery

A fourth suspect has been arrested for an armed robbery that occurred in the parking lot of a Roseville restaurant on July 5. Lawrence Laquontia Taylor, 19, of Pittsburg was arres ...

Roseville man pleads guilty to mail fraud

A Roseville man pleaded guilty to one count of mail fraud, according to a news release issued Friday. Leo Wheeler, 56, admitted to defrauding over 10 investors of hundreds of thou ...

Roseville gym owner found guilty of workers' compensation fraud

A Roseville business owner was found guilty of falsely claiming that she suffered injuries as a postal worker, while at the same time she was teaching at her boxing gym. U. S. Di ...

Roseville student grabbed on walk to school

An intermediate school student reported being grabbed by an unknown male when she was on a walking trail near Eich Intermediate School Thursday morning, according to a Roseville Po ...

Police officer gets probation in Roseville shoplifting case

A Sacramento police sergeant who was cited for shoplifting in Roseville in May was placed on probation for one year after entering a plea of no contest to a misdemeanor charge of p ...

'Goat-Man' bandit pleads guilty to serial bank robbery

A Sacramento man pleaded guilty Friday to serial bank robbery, including two incidents that occurred in Roseville. John Raymond Porter, 43, pleaded guilty to four bank robbery char ...

Roseville karate instructor accused of scamming customers in Florida

A Roseville karate instructor accused of scamming at least 60 people in Florida was arrested Feb. 10, and charged with grand theft and organized fraud. Hillsborough County Sheriff ...

Man who kidnapped woman faces 30 years to life

A man who kidnapped a Roseville woman in a carjacking incident in 2009 faces a state prison sentence of 30 years to life after changing his plea Thursday in a Placer County courtro ...